Publication Date


Advisor(s) - Committee Chair

Emmett Burkeen, Wayne Ashley, Carl Martray

Degree Program

Educational Leadership

Degree Type

Education Specialist


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the guidance and counseling program of the Bishop David Memorial High School. Methods and procedures included the use of the Evaluative Criteria utilized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in evaluating secondary schools, an analysis of the needs of students, a review of guidance information reported on a Supplementary Data Form, and a review of guidance practices reported in literature.

This study provides information that could be used by administrative personnel, instructors, counselors, and persons performing counselor-related functions in an effort to utilize the guidance and counseling services at the secondary school level.

The findings in this study revealed that the current guidance and counseling program at the Bishop David Memorial High School was adequate in terms of meeting overall student needs. Observations concerning the guidance program were outlined and major recommendations were presented.


Education | Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | Educational Leadership | Student Counseling and Personnel Services